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#1 milestone 11

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 20:58

It´s three years since the last TT, the pandemic put paid to plans for ´20 and ´21. We´re back now though, with even better fan choices than previously. 2022 sees the first year of "Live" visual action. (30 second delay). This promises to be a tremendous addition to the TT experience and can be obtained for the very reasonable sum of £14.99. TT live pass is available here. All videos, every qualifying and races, will remain viewable for at least twelve months.
Of course, traditional radio coverage will be available via Manx Radio TT here aloñg with a live timing app which is here. Autosport TT page is here. Any changes made to any of these will be updated as soon as I´m aware. Current weather forecast is showing a reasonable couple of weeks, let´s keep our fingers crossed and hope for a glorious, to quote Soichiro Honda, "Two weeks in June".
Even the Goat enjoys this place,
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The circuit, 37and 3/4 miles
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Current lap record Peter Hickman, 135.452mph (217.988 kph) 16.42.788 minutes riding a BMW S1000 RR, set in 2018. times are projected to be even quicker still.
An on board with Peter Hickman,
https://www.youtube....h?v=ju_hxwAanX0

Still awaiting entry lists but the top twenty start numbers in superbike have been allocated. Post will be edited as things become available.

Top 20 superbike

1. John McGuinness - Honda Racing UK, Honda
2. Dean Harrison - DAO Racing Kawasaki, Kawasaki
3. Michael Rutter - Bathams Ales, BMW
4. Ian Hutchinson - Milwaukee BMW Motorrad, BMW
5. James Hillier - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha
6. Michael Dunlop - PBM Ducati, Ducati
7. Gary Johnson - Specsavers/NL Motorcycles, BMW
8. Davey Todd - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda
9. David Johnson - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha
10. Peter Hickman - Gas Monkey Garage by FHO Racing, BMW
11. Conor Cummins - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda
12. Jamie Coward - KTS Racing powered by Steadplan, Yamaha
13. Lee Johnston - Ashcourt Racing, BMW
14. Philip Crowe - Handtrans Haulage/Nigel Appleyard, BMW
15. Sam West - The Street Diner, BMW
16. Dominic Herbertson - Haith, BMW
17. Brian McCormack - FHO Racing BMW/The Roadhouse Macau, BMW
18. Derek Sheils - The Roadhouse Macau, BMW
19. Shaun Anderson - Hawk Racing Suzuki, Suzuki
20. Craig Neve - Callmac Scaffolding, BMW

I´m surprised that Neither Glenn Irwin nor Josh Brookes have been included in the top twenty, it just further endorses the quality of the field. It seems as though Josh, has now decided against a TT start and Glenn Irwin, pencilled in for start number 22 will likely now go at 21 after Davo Johnson's Oulton crash left him with a broken pelvis.

Top ten Sidecar outfits start numbers,

1. Ben Birchall/Tom Birchall – Haith Honda, LCR Honda
2. John Holden/Jason Pitt* – Barnes Racing, LCR Yamaha
3. Tim Reeves/Kevin Rousseau* – RICH Energy Bonovo Action Racing, LCR Yamaha
4. Dave Molyneux/Daryl Gibson – DMR, DMR KTM
5. Peter Founds/Jevan Walmsley – FHO Racing, LCR Honda
6. Alan Founds/Jake Lowther – Spartan Automotive/Indelible Ink, LCR Yamaha
7. Ryan Crowe/Callum Crowe – Haven Homes, LCR Honda
8. Lewis Blackstock/Patrick Rosney – DAO Racing/Express Tyre Service, LCR Honda
9. Conrad Harrison/Andrew Winkle – Town Garage, Horsforth, Bellas Honda
10. Gary Bryan/Philip Hyde – SMC Groundworks, Baker Honda

Look out for Dave Molyneux´s 990cc KTM twin.The outfits traditionally use Supersport 600 motors but changing times are making these a thing of the past. I s the big twin the way to go?

Isle of Man TT Qualifying Schedule

Qualifying 1 - Sunday 29th May 2022
13:00 Roads Close
13:30 Newcomer's Speed Control Laps
13:50 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
15:30 Supersport / Supertwin Qualifying
16:30 Sidecar Qualifying

Qualifying 2 - Monday 30th May 2022
18:00 Roads Close
18:20 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
20:05 Sidecar Qualifying

Qualifying 3 - Tuesday 31st May 2022
18:00 Roads Close
18:20 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
19:25 Supersport / Lightweight Qualifying
20:05 Sidecar Qualifying

Qualifying 4 - Wednesday 1st June 2022
18:00 Roads Close
18:20 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
20:05 Sidecar Qualifying

Qualifying 5 - Thursday 2nd June 2022
18:00 Roads Close
18:20 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
19:25 Supersport / Supertwin Qualifying
20:05 Sidecar Qualifying

Qualifying 6 - Friday 3rd June 2022
12:30 Roads Close
13:00 Superbike / Superstock / Supersport Qualifying
14:10 Supersport / Supertwin Qualifying
15:05 Sidecar Qualifying

TT Race Schedule

TT Race Day 1 - Saturday 4th June 2022
10:00 Roads Close
10:30 Solo Morning Warm Up [1 Lap]
12:00 RST Superbike TT Race [6 laps]
15:00 3wheeling.media Sidecar TT Race 1 [3 laps]

TT Race Day 2 - Monday 6th June 2022
10:00 Roads Close
10:30 Solo Morning Warm Up [1 lap]
11:45 Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 1 [4 laps]
14:45 RL360 Superstock TT Race [4 laps]

TT Race Day 3 - Wednesday 8th June 2022
10:00 Roads Close
10:30 Solo Morning Warm Up [1 lap]
10:50 Sidecar Shakedown [1 lap]
11:45 Bennetts Supertwin TT Race [4 laps]
14:45 Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 2 [4 laps]

TT Race Day 4 - Friday 10th June 2022
10:00 Roads Close
11:30 3wheeling.media Sidecar TT Race 2 [3 laps]
13:15 Milwaukee Senior TT Race [6 laps]

Of course, any times are subject to change dependent on weather.

https://www.youtube....c9Xbyv3rk&t=11s

I believe ITV 4 carry programmes each evening in race week. At this time, I cannot confirm that the same will apply this year but understand that it will, more to follow.

Enjoy everyone!


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#2 smitten

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 21:17

I've missed the TT; always quaintly terrifying. It's a calling.

Hoping for good weather and no serious accidents.

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 21:20

I’ll be there for the first time with some friends from the UK, USA & NZ.

Postponed trip for 2 years.

Just for the second week, Tues - Sat, so will take in the final 4 races.

Glamping in Douglas.

Thanks for the info!…

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 21:22

After the debacle of the final Superbike race at the NW 200 with the disintegration of its rear slicks, Dunlop has issued the following statement.

 

Dunlop,

“Following tyre conditions experienced by three Superbike riders on Dunlop KR108 slick rear race tyres at the North West 200, and understanding the importance of giving riders the confidence they need to perform on such a demanding high-speed road circuit, we have taken the decision to withdraw the KR108 slick rear tyre range from the 2022 Isle of Man TT Races and offer the D213 GP PRO treaded rear tyre range as an alternative option.”

 



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Posted 27 May 2022 - 21:23

After the debacle of the final Superbike race at the NW 200 with the disintegration of its rear slicks, Dunlop has issued the following statement.


WTAF? Not offering any slicks?

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 21:37

I’ll be there for the first time with some friends from the UK, USA & NZ.

Postponed trip for 2 years.

Just for the second week, Tues - Sat, so will take in the final 4 races.

Glamping in Douglas.

Thanks for the info!…

Enjoy DogEarred. It´ll be an experience like no other. Sadly, can´t get there this year. Try and get to milestone 11, on the bank at the exit to the right hander at the end of Cronk-y-Voddy, 185mph bend,  if that´s too far out, get on the bank at Cronk ny Mona at mile 36 just outside Douglas. If you have a car, park along Johnny Watterson´s Lane by the Cat with no Tail where you can get a decent lunch, and walk through the field to a mid way point on Cronk ny Mona where you can see them come out of Hillberry and then go into Bedstead. And of course try to get along the drop from Kate´s to Creg ny Baa.
 
Edit milestone 11, now known as Molyneux´s is absolutely not for the faint hearted and you can´t leave until the day is over.
 
 
At 4.53 video time of Peter hickmans lap. 4.45.750-4.46.400 on Hickman lap time.
 
Cronk ny Mona at 15.54 (15.46)
The Creg at 14.58-15.12 (14.50-15.05)
 
Bruce Anstey at milestone 11 in a race which he won.

 


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#7 milestone 11

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Posted 27 May 2022 - 22:18

I’ll be there for the first time with some friends from the UK, USA & NZ.

Postponed trip for 2 years.

Just for the second week, Tues - Sat, so will take in the final 4 races.

Glamping in Douglas.

Thanks for the info!…

You´re NZ friend will appreciate the Bruce Anstey pic.



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Posted 28 May 2022 - 07:24

Never been particularly interested in the cars.

 

But why no TT Zero this year?  I always thought that was a good concept, even if it didn't have a large entry list.



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Posted 28 May 2022 - 09:02

That lap by Hickman had me gasping.

Being a biker seeing the thing move around like that so often on the fastest lap ever is just terrifying. The top guys are dicing with death at every corner. And having to overtake backmarkers on your winning hotlap just elevates the risk level.

How he casually mentioned that if that bike had come over to the left a tad more 'we'd both be in that bustop and you don't want to be in there' lol. The whole track edge is somewhere you don't want to be. No safe place to have an off.

Was supposed to attempt a trip pre-covid with my brother who also bikes but the costs were insane so we put it off, wish we hadn't as he's bikeless now (due to new house).

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Posted 28 May 2022 - 09:53

I’ll be there for the first time with some friends from the UK, USA & NZ.
 

I hope you'll post your memoirs on here.



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Posted 28 May 2022 - 13:35

Who's this old boy on a parade lap.

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Posted 28 May 2022 - 17:30

As of now,

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Posted 28 May 2022 - 17:32

Any American TV coverage?
Jp

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Posted 28 May 2022 - 17:35

Who's this old boy on a parade lap.

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Agostini still kicking some asses!

What a legend

 

here in Misano last year

 


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Posted 28 May 2022 - 17:47

Any American TV coverage?
Jp

Every practice, qualifying and race to watch at your heart´s content for £14.99. Don´t be such a tight arse.


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Posted 28 May 2022 - 17:54

If you ask me, if there is one event of which you can say that lives were saved because of the COVID19 pandemic going on in recent years:  TT at Man.



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Posted 28 May 2022 - 18:40

Every practice, qualifying and race to watch at your heart´s content for £14.99. Don´t be such a tight arse.


Canvassed the crew and we are all in for $25 !!
Thanks for the link Miley
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Posted 28 May 2022 - 19:23

If you ask me, if there is one event of which you can say that lives were saved because of the COVID19 pandemic going on in recent years:  TT at Man.

I don't recall you being asked Henri.

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Posted 28 May 2022 - 19:57

Canvassed the crew and we are all in for $25 !!
Thanks for the link Miley
Jp

$25, that's a good deal. As mentioned in the OP, you can watch belatedly.

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Posted 29 May 2022 - 00:42

Every practice, qualifying and race to watch at your heart´s content for £14.99. Don´t be such a tight arse.

Sadly, the commentator will be Keith (Talks Underwater) Heuwen.



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Posted 29 May 2022 - 07:48

Sadly, the commentator will be Keith (Talks Underwater) Heuwen.

Shame, I thought that may be the case when he turned up at the North West. I'll miss the old Manx radio commentary because it seems they've been changed too.

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Posted 29 May 2022 - 10:30

I don't recall you being asked Henri.

Oh, do you reply with something like such a comment to every reaction by posters out here or only to the ones who don't share your excitement about an event that is one of the few held annually (COVID pandemic permitting) in which you can count on at least ........

 

But OK, I've made my point. So did you. Shall we leave it at this point from here and agree on disagreeing on what is the greatests show on earth in 2022?



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Posted 29 May 2022 - 11:19

Many rumours that Dunlop runners are switching to Metzelers. I'm not sure how easy that will be without previous data.



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Posted 29 May 2022 - 11:22

Do what you like Henri. I'm not perpetuating your nonsense by quoting it. If you have an axe to grind or a soapbox from which you want to shout, I'd advise opening a thread. Frankly, I don't give two hoots whether you agree with my sentiment or not.


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Posted 29 May 2022 - 20:31

If you ask me, if there is one event of which you can say that lives were saved because of the COVID19 pandemic going on in recent years:  TT at Man.

The difference is racers know and accept it.  One could say the same about Everest being closed for the pandemic.  Everyone should evaluate their respective acceptable risk.



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Posted 29 May 2022 - 20:34

Any American TV coverage?
Jp

Only the TT stream I can find.  Motortrend didn’t pick up the ITV coverage this year as they have in the past.  It’s a good deal at $25, I’m in.



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Posted 29 May 2022 - 20:54

Only the TT stream I can find. Motortrend didn’t pick up the ITV coverage this year as they have in the past. It’s a good deal at $25, I’m in.


Edit.
The post that existed here originally, was based upon observations from this afternoon and earlier this evening. I can now confirm that a huge improvement was made during the day to the visual experience, it is largely rectified, the sound though, is still very low. My machine has built in Harmon Kardon speakers which are loud and adjustable enough to play music without any amplification. The current sound levels today would really need external speakers. I´m sure that they´re aware and are working on it.
It´s all too easy too be critical from afar but I do believe they´d have been better served carrying out some testing over the last week or two. The immediate feedback would have been hugely different to what they had. 
 

I´m loathe to admit it Loki but the Live stream pass was abysmal. Unusable to the point that I gave up in the end...(deleted)


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Posted 29 May 2022 - 21:48

Superbike first practice/qualifying top 20

 

1st – Davey Todd – 127.492
2nd – Dean Harrison – 126.984
3rd – Sam West – 125.216
4th – John McGuinness MBE – 124.955
5th – James Hillier – 124.831
6th – Ian Hutchinson – 124.666
7th – Jamie Coward – 124.522
8th – Michael Dunlop – 124.469
9th – Derek Sheils – 124.213
10th – Phil Crowe – 124.08
11th – Nathan Harrison – 122.94
12th – Dominic Herbertson – 122.624
13th – Glenn Irwin – 122.616
14th – Michael Sweeney – 122.593
15th – Brian McCormack – 122.505
16th – Lee Johnston – 122.127
17th – Shaun Anderson – 121.325
18th – Michael Rutter – 121.111
19th – Rob Hodson – 120.789
20th – Paul Jordan – 120.458

 

Superstock

 

1st – Peter Hickman – 126.490
2nd – Conor Cummins – 126.19
3rd – Davey Todd – 126.072
4th – John McGuinness MBE – 125.527
5th – Sam West – 125.216
6th – Jamie Coward – 124.522
7th – Derek Sheils – 124.213
8th – Brian McCormack – 123.115
9th – Michael Sweeney – 122.593
10th – Michael Rutter – 122.451
11th – James Hillier – 122.271
12th – Lee Johnston – 122.127
13th – Shaun Anderson – 122.107
14th – Glenn Irwin – 121.535
15th – Nathan Harrison – 121.5
16th – Phil Crowe – 121.187
17th – Rob Hodson – 120.789
18th – Michael Dunlop – 120.607
19th – Paul Jordan – 120.48
20th – Stefano Bonetti – 120.26

 

Supersport

 

1st – Michael Dunlop – 124.103
2nd – Jamie Coward – 123.311
3rd – Peter Hickman – 122.949
4th – Dean Harrison – 122.042
5th – James Hillier – 121.494
6th – Lee Johnston – 120.846
7th – Rob Hodson – 120.519
8th – Dominic Herbertson – 120.473
9th – Paul Jordan – 120.423
10th – Gary Johnson – 119.886
11th – Michael Evans – 119.46
12th – Michael Sweeney – 119.253
13th – John McGuinness MBE – 118.71
14th – Michael Browne – 118.631
15th – Nathan Harrison – 117.913
16th – Stephen Parsons – 117.63
17th – Michal Dokoupil – 117.586
18th – Craig Neve – 117.308
19th – Mark Purslow – 117.301
20th – Ian Hutchinson – 116.161

 

Supertwin

 

1st – Jamie Coward – 117.573
2nd – Michael Dunlop – 116.631
3rd – Gary Johnson – 115.937
4th – Dominic Herbertson – 115.552
5th – Jim Hind – 115.08
6th – Michael Rutter – 114.874
7th – Stefano Bonetti – 114.121
8th – John Barton – 113.931
9th – Joe Loughlin – 113.361
10th – Pierre Yves Bian – 112.65
11th – Matt Rees – 112.467
12th – Anthony Redmond – 111.183
13th – Dave Moffitt – 110.329
14th – Jim Hodson – 109.786
15th – Julian Trummer – 108.547
16th – James Chawke – 107.749
17th – Jonathan Perry – 107.087
18th – Raul Torras Martinez – 106.768
19th – Masayuki Yamanaka – 106.518
20th – Dave Hewson – 106.096

 

Sidecars:

 

1st – Pete Founds/Jevan Walmsley – 112.426
2nd – Ben Birchall/Tom Birchall – 111.908
3rd – Harry Payne/Mark Wilkes – 110.364
4th – Gary Bryan/Phil Hyde – 109.665
5th – Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie – 109.292
6th – Tim Reeves/Kevin Rousseau – 109.128
7th – Conrad Harrison/Andy Winkle – 108.327
8th – Lewis Blackstock/Patrick Rosney – 108.247
9th – Estelle Leblond/Clement Carre – 107.157
10th – Gary Gibson/Tom Christie – 106.359
11th – John Holden/Jason Pitt – 106.148
12th – Paul Leglise/Melanie Farnier – 104.458
13th – Roger Stockton/Bradley Stockton – 104.235
14th – Bruce Moore/Ashley Moore – 103.106
15th – Greg Lambert/Ben McBride – 101.869
16th – Craig Melvin/Stuart Christian – 101.721
17th – Michael Russell/Freddy Lelubez – 100.479
18th – Gordon Shand/Frank Claeys – 99.794
19th – Alun Thomas/Kenny Cole – 99.574
20th – Shaun Chandler/Ben Chandler – 99.242



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Posted 30 May 2022 - 11:38

Yesterday's report here, https://www.iomttrac...-man-tt-races-/

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Posted 30 May 2022 - 13:27

Wow, just wow. Tell me whether F1 helmet cam footage can compare with this. john McGuinness's first lap in three years.
https://ttplus.iomtt...ess-onboard-lap

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Posted 30 May 2022 - 16:17

$25, that's a good deal. As mentioned in the OP, you can watch belatedly.

 

 

From what I've seen so far, it's definitely worth it and you can watch the archives later so you don't have to worry about missing out. The first qualifying has about 45-60 minutes of technical issues that were unwatchable (sound skipping, camera issues, etc) but it eventually sorted itself out. 



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Posted 30 May 2022 - 19:58

From what I've seen so far, it's definitely worth it and you can watch the archives later so you don't have to worry about missing out. The first qualifying has about 45-60 minutes of technical issues that were unwatchable (sound skipping, camera issues, etc) but it eventually sorted itself out. 

Yes,the first hour or two were abysmal. It´s been Fantastic tonight though.

 

Tonight´s qualifying faced a couple of interruptions, the first when the session was delayed by an hour dealing with a medical emergency on course. Then, the session was red flagged at around 8.00pm due to an incident with Sam West who came off at Laurel Bank, suffering hand and leg injuries. Peter Hickman  posted the first 130mph, (approx 210kph), lap of the week.


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Posted 30 May 2022 - 21:54

The tangent debating the safety and suitability of the event has been split out, as it’s probably a topic worth discussing, but it’s a major derail for those trying to discuss this year’s running itself.



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 03:19

Yes,the first hour or two were abysmal. It´s been Fantastic tonight though.

 

 

Pretty good coverage today. Enjoyed seeing Mark Miller, Jenny Tinmouth, and Horst Saiger as well. 



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 04:31

Is Horst riding ?  I understood he'd retired.  He's been a regular out here in NZ.



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 07:36

Is Horst riding ?  I understood he'd retired.  He's been a regular out here in NZ.

Yes, Horst has retired. It was great idea though bringing Horst, Mark, and Cameron, (sans beard), into the team for the international fans. Jenny Tinmouth also knows her stuff. The introduction of the gorgeous, and crazy Amy Williams to co present with Steve Plater is a masterclass. She is knowledgeable enough to know how critical a couple of millimeters on the line can be. Great team.

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Posted 31 May 2022 - 09:18

I am enjoying the coverage but I also think I might prefer Radio TT? I don't think it is going to be at the same scale though this year so will have to stick to the video audio.

 

Pity about the incidents last night but I don't think there are too many serious injuries. Hoping the weather holds up!



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 13:33

Is Horst riding ?  I understood he'd retired.  He's been a regular out here in NZ.

 

He has retired. His injuries from a crash at the Red Bull Ring ended up being too severe continue competing. He was a commentator/roving interviewer during the coverage and I found his enthusiasm for the TT infectious. He clearly was happy to be there.

 

Mark Miller is a bit of a nut, but I mean that in the best sense possible. He thinks and expresses himself a bit differently which makes him quite amusing in my books. 

 

Enjoying the daily coverage. I am not not a huge fan of real roads racing (I prefer short circuits), but I respect it and I like the characters in it. Been to Oliver's Mount a few times and liked my trips to the hill and Scarborough itself. Would like to go to the NW200 someday.


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Posted 31 May 2022 - 17:22

Ten minute delay. Bikes out at 18.30



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 17:40

Jambo, I've found the best alternative is to have manx radio with the Live pass muted. OK iT's a little out of sync but I'll live with that.

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Posted 31 May 2022 - 17:49

How many commentary points does Radio TT have this year? I had heard they were going to have less?



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 18:05

How many commentary points does Radio TT have this year? I had heard they were going to have less?

 

 

Having listened last night & tonight, it seems only one - at the Grandstand...they're using the pictures from TT Live...I understand why, but I miss the Glen Helen/ Ramsey Hairpin commentary points.



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 20:58

How many commentary points does Radio TT have this year? I had heard they were going to have less?

 

 

Having listened last night & tonight, it seems only one - at the Grandstand...they're using the pictures from TT Live...I understand why, but I miss the Glen Helen/ Ramsey Hairpin commentary points.

I don´t know. What I would say though is that the Glen Helen crew are never there early in practice week. Friday practice would be the first I´d expect to hear Dave Christian´s dulcet tones, if he is  there at all. I certainly hope so. So far I´d been flipping between the audio. Tonight, I muted Live pass throughout and just listened to Manx Radio. By the time that had hung a couple of times it was pretty much in sync anyway. Just using the live stream as an added bonus is a perfectly acceptable alternative for me. Then, there´s only the live timing to worry about. This new live timing is not a patch on the previous one, why do so many upgrades essentially become downgrades?



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 21:02

Excellent interview of Michael Dunlop here from Simon Patterson. Some of it though was in the Belfast Telegraph today, so Jambo has probably stolen a march.



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 23:34

Just a few pics taken by Andy Ozzie Halsall who has been kind enough to allow me to share.

 

The Birchalls

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Dean Harrison

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Glenn Irwin

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Peter Hickman

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John McGuinness

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Jamie Coward.

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Posted 01 June 2022 - 00:35

Wednesday schedule change due to sidecars being delayed yet again.

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Posted 01 June 2022 - 12:53

Another excellent interview from Simon Patterson today, this time with Hicky. https://the-race.com...of-man-tt-hero/

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Posted 01 June 2022 - 14:30

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Posted 01 June 2022 - 20:22

It´s not as though it´s only the Isle of Man.



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Posted 01 June 2022 - 22:14

"The 300 Curves Of Gustav Havel" is my new favourite name for a motor race. It sounds like a lost masterpiece of central European modernist literature.